Health

Students ‘Come and Try’ medicine at UQRCS

Year 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students swapped out their uniforms for surgical caps and gloves in the recent ‘Come and Try’ medicine session at The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School.

Tradies encouraged to look after eyes and ears

Bundaberg labourers and home DIYers are being encouraged to look after their eyes and ears after new research by Specsavers revealed tradies were continuously putting themselves at risk.

‘Love your teeth' during Dental Health Week

With this week marking Dental Health Week, the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service oral health team are continuing to promote the "love your teeth" message to encourage people to consider their oral health.

Couple urges community to be stroke aware

A local couple is sharing their personal experience with stroke in the hope of increasing stroke awareness in the community.

New lungs give Rhianna gift of life

Rhianna Johnson will never forget the phone call which changed her future – an organ donor had given her the gift of life.

Locals encouraged to register as an organ donor

With over 1800 people in Australia currently waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant, there is no better time than now to register as an organ donor.

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